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Leif & Thorn Volume 2: Sparklier, magic-er, funnier, gayer

A project in Cleveland, OH by Erin Ptah

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Second omnibus of the cross-cultural fantasy comedy! Sword duels, reincarnation, vampire accountants, blossoming romance, and karaoke.
Backers: 73
Average Pledge Per Backer: $46

Funded: $3,322 of $2,910
Dates: Sep 8th -> Oct 11th (34 days)
Project By: Erin Ptah
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Latest News

Things to double-check in these last six hours

October 11th - via:
The campaign ends tonight!  I was a little worried when we didn't reach the goal as quickly as the Volume 1 campaign -- but we've passed it and out-raised Volume 1's final total. Which means (a) y'all are getting extra prints and (b) I need to think... (Read More)

Last 2 milestones = Goal! (+ What happens next?)

October 9th - via:
Leif & Thorn Volume 2 just hit exactly 60 backers, and, in the process, exactly 100% of our goal! (Did I do a good job calculating there, or what?) So here's a quick rundown on what happens next: Fundraising will stay open until Friday at... (Read More)

New backer milestone + final-week goals

October 4th - via:
Time flies when you're on a fundraising deadline -- we're in the last week of the Leif & Thorn Volume 2 campaign. At almost 70% funded, we're in good shape! But it could always be better, so here's a few things you can do to help push it along:... (Read More)

Choose your mini-print + Quick statement on the KS union

September 30th - via:
With two weeks left in the campaign, it's time for a "which art do you want on your exclusive mini-print" poll! ...which I can't post here directly, because Kickstarter isn't set up to make random polls. So the options are on the Leif & Thorn... (Read More)

Latest milestone + Let's talk cameos

September 28th - via:
We've hit another backer milestone, and since I don't want that to be the only topic for the update, let's talk about the "cameo in the strip" reward. You might've noticed it, tucked into the list of rewards at the Professional Rock Star level: I... (Read More)

Add-ons menu for extra books & merch (also, latest milestone!)

September 25th - via:
I've officially hit the point where I have to admit that I can't make new tiers for every combination of merch people want. (I have too much good stuff to sell. It's a curse, I tell you.) So it's time to let backers DIY it. Maybe one day Kickstarter... (Read More)

The milestones just keep coming + new BICP crossover tier

September 23rd - via:
The campaign hit 35 backers this morning, which means it's time for a new piece of the full-cast portrait! Here's a close-up: And here's the current state of the full thing: And by the time I got home to post it, we'd hit 37, which means the middle... (Read More)

50% funded + New tier: Long-Runner Magical Girl

September 20th - via:
Belated announcement: there's a new reward tier! Long-Runner Magical Girl, i.e. "both volumes 1 & 2, both signed & sketched." Like the original Magical Girl, it's limited to 25 backers: If that's what you wanted all along, but you compromised... (Read More)

New milestone bonus + quick guide to Flaming River Con

September 16th - via:
If you're in Cleveland this weekend, drop by Flaming River Con, a one-day convention for queer geek culture! Here's the schedule and other information, and this is where to find me in the vendors' room: I'll be selling books, prints, pins, and... (Read More)

Other cool webcomics Kickstarting now

September 15th - via:
All September, Kickstarter is doing a spotlight for small-press publishing I figured I'd do my own mini-spotlight on "small-press publishing projects for webcomics I already like." These are sorted by the project's deadline -- earliest... (Read More)

Milestone #1 passed -- puzzle piece #2 unlocked

September 12th - via:
Just passed 25 backers a couple hours ago, which means it's time to reveal the next piece of the full-cast portrait! Here's what it looks like so far: And, since Kickstarter likes to compress images, here's a close-up of each piece: Quick, share the... (Read More)

New tier, by popular demand: Long-Runner Tech Support

September 10th - via:
So you just want the PDF version of Leif & Thorn, but missed the Volume 1 campaign, so you need a catch-up tier that has both ebooks... Well, you're not the only one. Which is why the Long-Runner Tech Support tier is now available: Full... (Read More)

New FAQ + day-one stats + milestone bonus plans

September 10th - via:
Hello, first-day backer! Whether you got here through the mailing list, a catchy tweet, or the Kickstarter search results, it's good to have you on board. Here's where we stand so far: Volume 2 is now 29% funded, slightly edging out Volume 1 (which... (Read More)

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